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US, South Korean Defense Chiefs to Meet This Month: Pentagon - U.S. News & World Report


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US, South Korean Defense Chiefs to Meet This Month: Pentagon
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis gestures to the media at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis will meet his South Korean ...
Tillerson pushes back on Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North Korea The Hill
Mattis, Tillerson say North Korea could face "military consequence" CBS News
Contradictory Remarks by Bannon and Dunford Deepen Confusion Over US Strategy for North Korea New York Times
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Tropical Storm Harvey forms in the Atlantic - NOLA.com


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Tropical Storm Harvey forms in the Atlantic
NOLA.com
Tropical Storm Harvey formed Thursday afternoon (Aug. 17) in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Lesser Antilles. The National Hurricane Center expects Harvey to enter the eastern Caribbean Sea by Friday afternoon. Harvey is not expected to affect Louisiana.
Tropical Storm Harvey heads toward eastern Caribbean Washington Post

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Van Hits Pedestrians in Deadly Barcelona Terror Attack - New York Times


New York Times

Van Hits Pedestrians in Deadly Barcelona Terror Attack
New York Times
At least a dozen were killed and 80 injured when a van plowed into a crowd in Barcelona. The police have taken two people into custody. By AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER, CAMILLA SCHICK and DEBORAH ACOSTA. Photo by By Ainara Tiefenthäler, Camilla ...
At least 13 dead, 100 injured in Barcelona van attack CNN
Van swerves into crowds in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas district; 13 reported dead and scores injured Washington Post
Barcelona Terror Attack: Van Ramming Kills at Least 13, Injures More Than 100 NBCNews.com
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Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society pull fundraisers from Mar-a-Lago - Politico


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Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society pull fundraisers from Mar-a-Lago
Politico
The Cleveland Clinic and the American Cancer Society separately announced Thursday that they would not hold previously planned fundraising galas at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. "After careful consideration, Cleveland Clinic has decided ...
Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society Cancel Events At Trump's Mar-A-Lago HuffPost
Charities cancel Mar-a-Lago fundraisers after Charlottesville CBS News
Cancer Society moves 2018 gala from Mar-a-Lago Washington Examiner
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This basketball superstar is known around the world as 'KD.' In Prince George's County, he's just 'Kevin.' - Washington Post


Washington Post

This basketball superstar is known around the world as 'KD.' In Prince George's County, he's just 'Kevin.'
Washington Post
Basketball legend Kevin Durant returned Thursday to the rec center basketball court in the Washington suburbs where he played as a child 20 years ago. Named this year's NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, the towering small forward is known the world over ...
Kevin Durant would reject White House visit - 'I don't respect who's in office' SFGate
Kevin Durant: President Donald Trump 'doesn't care about all people' Sporting News
Will Kevin Durant Visit Trump White House? 'Nah, I Won't Do That' NESN.com
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Bob Corker just went there on Trump's 'competence' - CNN


CNN

Bob Corker just went there on Trump's 'competence'
CNN
(CNN) Bob Corker is no Donald Trump hater. Which makes what the Tennessee Republican senator said Thursday about the President all the more powerful. "The President has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that ...
Republican Sen. Corker: Trump has not demonstrated 'stability' or 'competence' to lead effectively Washington Post
GOP Senator: Trump Lacking 'Stability,' 'Competence' To Succeed NPR
Key Republican Calls for 'Radical Changes' in Trump's Presidency Bloomberg
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Cutting off white supremacists: Apple Pay, Cloudflare and PayPal join the trend - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Cutting off white supremacists: Apple Pay, Cloudflare and PayPal join the trend
Los Angeles Times
Apple, Cloudflare and PayPal have joined the parade of companies cutting off services to white nationalists after an anti-racist counter-protester was killed and others were injured in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend. In statements circulated among ...
Tech companies are rushing to ban hate groups, but plenty remain The Verge
Here's how tech is responding to Charlottesville CNET
Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content TechCrunch
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Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue - Washington Post


Washington Post

Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue
Washington Post
President Trump on Thursday mourned the loss of “beautiful statues and monuments” in the wake of the violent clashes in Charlottesville during a white supremacist demonstration protesting the planned removal of a statue depicting Confederate military ...
Trump 'Sad' Over Removal of 'Our Beautiful Statues' New York Times
Defiant Trump digs in as racial, GOP tensions flare Politico
Fellow Republicans assail Trump after he defends Confederate monuments Reuters
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The Powerball jackpot is now $510 million. Here's what you'll take home - CNBC


CNBC

The Powerball jackpot is now $510 million. Here's what you'll take home
CNBC
The Powerball jackpot is now $510 million, after Wednesday's drawing failed to yield a winner for the top prize. The next drawing is at 10:59 p.m. ET on Saturday. If the prize amount doesn't go up before then, the jackpot would be the fifth largest in ...
Powerball jackpot climbs to $510 million WXYZ
Powerball leaps to half-billion dollar jackpot for Saturday's drawing Savannah Morning News

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Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India - CNN


CNN

Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India
CNN
New Delhi (CNN) A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India. The 10-year old delivered a baby girl via Caesarian section at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, a city in North India.
10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion Washington Post
Indian Girl, 10, Who Was Raped and Denied an Abortion Gives Birth New York Times
10-year-old rape victim gives birth by C-section after court denies abortion New York Post
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